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Annual Conference 2018 - Barcelona



Technology and digitalisation in the social care sector

The impact on education, employment and independent living

Barcelona, 4-5 October 2018


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Venue: Caixa Forum
Conference partners: The ENTELIS Network, Confederación Nacional de Centros Especiales de Empleo (CONACEE), Guardianship Girona Foundation, Educational Platform Private Foundation (Fundació Privada Plataforma Educativa), Grup Fundació Ramon Noguera (Grup FRN), Som – Fundació Catalana Tutelar 
EASPD contact personsDomenico Manente


Aim of the Conference 

The conference aims to explore how technology and digital solutions impact the social care sector and will give participants an insight into the available promising practices.

By bringing together key stakeholders including, service providers for persons with disabilities, technology business providers, public authorities and disabled persons’ organisations the conference will also facilitate discussions on the key factors in the design and adoption of person-centred technology products and services.

In addition, the conference will provide participants with an understanding of the main barriers and obstacles that are needed to be overcome for a full deployment of technology in care and support services, as well as an overview of legal and ethical frameworks that facilitate the use of person-centred technology in the sector.


  • Technology, disability and social care services
  • The impact of technology in social care
  • Exploring legal and ethical frameworks
  • Next steps towards digital inclusion
  • Applying technology to service provision
  • Economic sustainability of PCT service delivery
  • Accessibility as a business factor
  • Keynotes for person-centered technology


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